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Folk Outsider, 3-String Stephen LIVE at Gitty's

"3-String" Stephen Cohen joined us live on the Gitty Juke Stage. Stephen is a visual artist in addition to being a performing artist, and…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

2 6 hours ago
Reply by jeff Cadzow

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly on Cigar Box Guitar! Latest viral video from Jerome Graille

Shredder, music teacher and cigar box guitar enthusiast, Jerome Graille returns with another mindblower!  This time, he uses his three str…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

5 yesterday
Reply by James O Lunsford

2017 Plumber's Challenge Winners

The 2017 Plumber's Challenge asked you to build wild instruments out of plumbing and HVAC parts.  There were fewer submissions than past co…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

14 on Saturday
Reply by Paul Craig

Alain Johannes: Queens of the Stone Age sideman is a master of Cigar Box Guitar

At Cigar Box Nation, we tend to profile the blues players who are wielding cigar box guitars in concert such as Seasick Steve and Samantha…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

2 Aug 9
Reply by Chipfat Fingerburn Jones

Recording a Cigar Box Guitar: The "Robert Johnson Corner" Technique

Shane Speal and Assorted Studios (York PA) engineer, David Forney show an updated recording technique, similar to the setup used on the ori…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

0 Aug 8

MYSTERY INSTRUMENT: What are these antique dulcimer things?

I recently won these two instruments in an eBay auction.  The seller said that these were found in a Massachusetts house from 1900 that wa…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

51 Aug 4
Reply by Cause the Blue rat

Building a Ukulele From a 2x4!

Luthier and Youtube videographer, Tomy Hovington challenged himself to create a great playing ukulele using simple 2x4's.  He documented t…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

2 Aug 2
Reply by Mike Willmouth

VIDEO: 1957 Fender Guitars Factory Tour - Fully Narrated

In 1957, Fender Guitar Factory plant manager, Forrest White showed up to work with his brand new 8mm camera and captured the everyday life…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

2 Aug 1
Reply by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival returns on August 25-26

The 8th annual @Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival returns on August 26 at the The York Emporium in York PA! It is sponsored by C. B.…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

1 Aug 1
Reply by Snuffy Smith

VIDEO: Samantha Fish Shows Her 2017 Tour Pedalboard & Guitars (Cigar Box Guitar, Too)

Samantha Fish is currently on her Chills & Fever 2017 tour and she sat down with Reverb.com to show off her pedalboard and main guitar…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

9 Aug 1
Reply by Tono Markes

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